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Frappuccino Happy Hour Returns to Starbucks

2014-05-01 Frappuccino Happy Hour returned to Starbucks May 1–10. Customers can visit a participating Starbucks store from 3–5 p.m.

Starbucks Kicks Off 4th Annual Global Month of Service

2014-04-02 Starbucks announced the launch of its 4th annual Global Month of Service, with Starbucks employees, customers, and community members once again coming...

Starbucks Announces New Brand Partner: Oprah

2014-03-19 Howard Schultz, chairman, president, and CEO of Starbucks, and Oprah Winfrey, global media leader and philanthropist, today announced a first-of-its-k...

Starbucks Amends Agreement with Keurig Green Mountain

2014-03-14 Keurig Green Mountain Inc., a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas, and other beverages with its brewing technology, and Starbucks Coffee C...

Quick-Serve Industry Continues to Rise and Shine

2014-03-13 With more quick-serve players jumping into the morning daypart, breakfast traffic continues to surge.

Quick Serves Ring in New Year with Renewed Focus on Health

2014-01-07 The limited-service restaurant industry is cashing in on diners’ New Year’s resolutions for healthy eating in a big way.

Starbucks Leases End Cap Space in New Providence, NJ

2013-11-27 Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks leased space in a New Providence, New Jersey, shopping center, marking its first deal in the Garden State since e...

Evolution Fresh Grows Under Starbucks Umbrella

2013-10-29 Evolution Fresh, the Starbucks subsidiary specializing in cold-pressed juices, made a splash earlier this month after announcing the opening of its fi...

Starbucks' Teavana Concept Launches in NYC

2013-10-23 Starbucks previewed the first-of-its-kind Teavana Fine Teas + Tea Bar in New York City’s Upper East Side.

Starbucks Ranks No. 1 Quick Serve for Digital Gifting

2013-10-04 RSR Research unveiled the results of a benchmarking report entitled, “Digital Gift Cards: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly.” This is the third time RSR...